Did Facebook Break Up your Marriage?

  Although most people consider logging into Facebook an easy way to kill some time or take a break, something much more dangerous might be going on than just checking in with relatives and friends. Facebook may truly be the kiss of death when it comes to the health of your marriage. Casual online chats […]

10 Smart Ways to Get your Home Ready to Sell

Do you need to sell your home during or after divorce? Even if you’d prefer to keep living in your home, you may need to sell because of pressing legal or financial reasons. As a divorce strategist and a real estate consultant, I understand firsthand how upsetting it can be to get through this huge […]

Should you Take Back an Unfaithful Husband?

Are you considering trying to reconcile with your unfaithful husband? Although many women try at least once and many try several times to reconcile, you could be getting more than you can deal with over the long run. After discovering that my husband of 15 years was having an affair with a single co-worker, I […]

Communicating with a High Conflict Spouse without Losing your Mind

Are you dealing with a high conflict spouse as you go through separation and divorce? Pass the chocolate cake, valium and a meditation CD please! Although going through divorce often brings out the worst side of a person’s personality, if you are married to someone with a high conflict personality, even small things you are […]

3 Things to Remember about Advice from Friends during Divorce

Who did you choose to confide in first as you started the divorce process? Often times, it’s those closest to us- friends or family members whom we turn to right away with questions about what we should do, who to consult with and what steps to take first. Although it’s beneficial to start building a […]

Could your Finances be Frozen Even if you Don’t Want a Divorce?

I waved goodbye to my youngest child after helping him to get on the school bus and headed back into the suburban home that we had purchased just one year before. This time we had relocated for my husband’s corporate marketing position-very far across the country from any of my family and friends.   Although we […]

What’s for Dinner? Why I Quit Cooking During and After Divorce

  How many ways do you know of to prepare chicken for dinner? Chicken in mandarin orange sauce with rice? Teriyaki chicken you marinated overnight in a zip-lock bag in the refrigerator and then cooked on your indoor grill? What about casseroles? I cooked these at least two nights a week for more than 20 […]

How to Safeguard your Credit during Divorce

Our Guest Post is from Donna Carter who is a CPA and finance blogger who’ll be happy when tax season is over. Separating from your partner is a time for establishing, or reestablishing, your financial and personal independence. When it comes to shared accounts, mortgages and auto loans, your finances can quickly become an incredibly […]

Is Divorce Stress Damaging your Health?

Can the emotional firestorm you are experiencing during divorce make you sick? Not only can divorce make you sick emotionally, it can definitely impact your health in many negative ways. In his book, Deadly Emotions, Don Colbert, M.D. explains that “The body cannot differentiate between stress that physical factors cause and stress that emotional factors […]

5 Smart Questions to Ask when Choosing a Divorce Lawyer

When it comes to making the best decision about which lawyer to hire for their divorce, many people rely on getting a referral from a friend of relative. Although this is a common way to choose a lawyer, it can lead to a very frustrating mismatch in expectations between how you expect that your case […]